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A look at KIA’s global production network

Posted: February 22, 2017 at 11:53 am   /   Featured, Kia Global

In 1974, Kia assembled its very first passenger car – the Brisa – at the Sohari production plant. As country’s very first fully-integrated automobile manufacturing plant, our facilities at Sohari came to be known as the birthplace of the Korean automobile industry. Starting from these humble beginnings, Kia now produces more than 3 million cars […]

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Kia gets ‘Hands-On’ with test driving

Posted: February 6, 2017 at 12:24 pm   /   Latest News

Test driving is a crucial part of the car buying process but is one that many customers forego due to the often complicated and time consuming procedure. To ensure that every potential customer gets a chance to test drive our cars, Kia has developed a new mobile optimized webpage for booking a test drive.   […]

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KIA Sponsors Team South Africa for Davis Cup Clash

Posted: January 30, 2017 at 9:14 am   /   Featured, General, Latest News

Tennis South Africa recently announced their best possible Davis Cup squad, including the country’s top world-ranked player, Raven Klaasen, to play Estonia in the upcoming Euro/Africa Group 2 tie at Irene Country Club, Tshwane. The tie, to be played from 3 to 5 February 2017, will see South Africa and Estonia doing battle for the […]

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KIA Stinger receives EyesOn award for Design Excellence

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 3:22 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors’ all-new 2018 Stinger fastback sedan has been honoured with an EyesOn Design award for Production Car Design Excellence at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.  At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto companies, KIA’s Stinger arguably stole the spotlight. “We’ve made a lot of great cars and […]

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The KIA Stinger in detail : Design, Perfomance & Features.

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 11:55 am   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto companies, KIA Motors America (KMA) yesterday stole the spotlight with the world debut of the all-new 2018 KIA Stinger at the North American International Auto Show. A five-passenger fastback sports sedan poised to redefine a segment currently dominated by European automakers, the Stinger promises to […]

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2017 KIA Niro sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for lowest fuel consumption by a hybrid vehicle

Posted: December 19, 2016 at 10:41 am   /   Awards, Latest News

Arriving at New York City Hall in downtown Manhattan, the 2017 KIA Niro officially received a Guinness World Record® title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car). The new record-setting mark is an incredible 76.6 mpg (3,07-litres/100km). “We’re extremely pleased with the Niro’s record-breaking performance,” said Orth […]

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Celebrating 10 years of production in Europe

Posted: December 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm   /   Latest News

December is an occasion for many celebrations and Kia Motors has one more to add to the list: this month marks Kia’s tenth anniversary of production in Europe! Since first opening the doors of the Zilina manufacturing plant in Slovakia on December 7, 2006, Kia has forged a strong and complementary relationship with the region. The […]

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Trial By Fire: Extreme weather testing the All-New Sportage

Posted: December 9, 2016 at 10:55 am   /   Cars, Latest News

At one of the hottest places on Earth, a fleet of Kia vehicles made an appearance for the ultimate test. At Death Valley, in eastern California in the U.S., the all-new Sportage underwent the final stages its development with the most extreme and rigorous vehicle testing implemented by the company yet.   This ‘Hot Test’ was […]

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KIA Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report

Posted: November 21, 2016 at 10:27 am   /   Featured, News

The global value of the KIA Motors brand has grown by 12% over the last year, according to Interbrand’s exclusive list of the 100 ‘Best Global Brands’. According to the 2016 study, released today, KIA has risen five spots to become the 69th most valuable brand in the world. The Korean manufacturer’s estimated brand value […]

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Sportage conquers Sub-Sahara Africa in aid of child cancer awareness

Posted: November 10, 2016 at 1:12 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

While the all-new KIA Sportage is still an unfamiliar sight to many, it has already become synonymous with good cheer at paediatric hospitals in South Africa and its six neighbouring states following the successful completion of the second annual Seven7 Campaign, which saw two overland specialists travel nearly 7 000 km in seven days across […]

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